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By Karen Parshall,Michael Walton,Bruce Moran

"Bridging Traditions" explores the connections among it sounds as if assorted zones of comprehension and experience—magic and test, alchemy and mechanics, functional arithmetic and geometrical mysticism, issues earthy and heavenly, and particularly technological know-how and medicine—by concentrating on issues of intersection between alchemy, chemistry, and Paracelsian scientific philosophy. In exploring the kinds of typical wisdom within the early glossy period, the authors pay tribute to the paintings of Allen Debus, whose personal endeavors cleared the way in which for students to ascertain matters that have been as soon as snubbed as appropriate purely to the refuse heap of the heritage of science.

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